Queen Mary's House

Outrage at plan to sell NHS building that offers London nurses affordable housing

Queen Mary's House in upmarket Hampstead, London, currently houses 52 mainly NHS staff


How paramedic slashed frequent caller ED attendance with coffee and a chat

Intervention that had remarkable success in Blackpool now being adopted elsewhere

Andy Burnham

NHS pay – government needs to go further, says Manchester mayor Andy Burnham

Greater Manchester NHS is an example for the rest of the country, says ex-Labour health

Social care needs NHS-style funding model, urges RCN activist

Let’s look back to start of NHS and do the same for social care, nurse tell congress

Nurses worldwide need better pay to make profession more attractive – ICN

Governments are failing to use nurse pay and conditions as a lever of workforce expansion

What role for retired nurses in the RCN?

An RCN league of retired nurses could ensure their knowledge is not lost

Evidence and Practice


Nurses’ attitudes to supporting people who are suicidal in emergency departments

The aim of this study is to determine emergency nurses’ knowledge about, and perceived...

Electrocardiograms: a guide to rhythm recognition for emergency nurses

Electrocardiograms: a guide to rhythm recognition for emergency nurses

Electrocardiogram (ECG) is one of the most commonly performed investigations in emergency...


Emergency management of burns: part 1

Caring for patients with burn injuries can be traumatic for staff. Non-specialist clinicians...

Prudent care

Prudent healthcare in emergency departments: a case study in Wales

To deliver a patient-centred service, emergency departments (EDs) must be efficient,...

Advanced nurse practitioner

Advanced nurse practitioner scheduled return clinic: a clinical audit of a quality...

Emergency care settings in Ireland have struggled with a high volume of service users in...


Recognition and nursing management of children with non-traumatic limp

Children with acute onset non-traumatic limp often present to emergency departments (EDs)...


Doubt in paediatric team’s abilities prompted us to raise our game

When his trauma team was overlooked in an emergency situation, senior staff nurse Drew...

Revalidation video

Watch our animated guide to revalidation

Our short film explains the revalidation process

Continuous development

Revalidation process gives specialists a chance to shine

As the first tranche of staff renew registration this month, cancer nurses explain why a new...

Patient feedback

How nurses are preparing for the revalidation process

Five nurses from across the UK discuss their plans for renewing their registration,...

Reflective writing

An introduction to revalidation

Why revalidation, why now?

Reflective writing

How Bupa created an infrastructure to support revalidation

Paul Edwards and colleagues explain how Bupa created an infrastructure for nurse leaders to...


Emergency care model cuts death rates from chronic lung disease

Admitting patients with chronic lung disease directly into respiratory specialist care from...

Critical care outreach: Supporting ward nurses and saving lives

At London’s University College Hospital a highly successful nurse-led team brings expert...

Nurse-led team winning the race against sepsis

Sepsis kills more people in the UK each year than lung cancer, with persistent shortcomings...

Framework for change: supporting you to drive improvement

The Leading Change, Adding Value framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff is halfway...

Sisters are doing it for themselves

Staff at a paediatric emergency unit in Cardiff took matters into their own hands to answer...


Celebrate the best of outstanding emergency care

Emergency Nurse welcomes nominations for the RCNi Nurse Awards 2018 to recognise and...


Planning for the next generation of emergency care clinicians

Reflection and forward planning would help nurture emergency care clinicians rather than...


General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): implications for nurses and the NHS

What you can expect from the new data protection regulation and how it will affect your work


Readers' panel: Should families be encouraged to witness resuscitation attempts?

Cardiac arrest is a traumatic event - our readers have their say on family-witnessed...


On the front line with a paramedic

A day spent shadowing a paramedic showed the complex range of skills this role requires, and...



‘Do the right thing and be prepared to support an unpopular view’

Senior lecturer Lorna McInulty explains how becoming a trauma nurse co-coordinator changed...

Jim Bethel

‘Persist and be ambitious: nothing that comes easy is worth having’

University of Wolverhampton Institute of Health Professions senior lecturer Jim Bethel...

Mike Paynter

‘Emergency nurses do an amazing job in challenging circumstances’

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust consultant nurse in urgent and unscheduled care...

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